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Life Cycle Assessment-based method of Excessive Commodity Packaging on Energy Conservation and Emissions Reduction

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Based on a Life Cycle Assessment model, the effect of the whole life cycle of excessive commodity packaging on the environment was analyzed by eBalance Evaluation LCA software from production through circulation. The cost evaluation system and environment impact model of its three main processes, that is, material production, product machining and waste manufacturing, were established to identify the main environmental impact corresponding indicators and the influence on energy conservation and emissions reduction of excessive packaging life cycle. And packaging of moon-cakes was taken as an example to analyze the difference between the ordinary packaging and excessive packaging of moon-cakes in terms of life cycle assessment and costs analysis. Meanwhile some measures are put forward to conserve energy and reduce emissions.

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S. Wang, X. Bao and N. Wang, "Life Cycle Assessment-based method of Excessive Commodity Packaging on Energy Conservation and Emissions Reduction," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 4B, 2013, pp. 1429-1434. doi: 10.4236/epe.2013.54B271.

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